Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

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Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Abstract, 1976
Lot #82
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Abstract, 1976

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1976 lower left; signed and dated on the reverse
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by John William Beatty, Winter Stream with Trees
Lot #8
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Winter Stream with Trees

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1926 lower left
30.25 x 38.25 ins ( 76.8 x 97.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Bide-A-Wee Cottage in Honey Harbour, Georgian Bay
Lot #86
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Bide-A-Wee Cottage in Honey Harbour, Georgian Bay

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1920 lower right
25 x 36 ins ( 63.5 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Composition of a Park
Lot #57
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Composition of a Park

oil on board
signed and dated 1954 lower right; titled on the reverse

sold together with two studies of “Composition of a Park” (pencil on paper, each signed and dated 1951 and inscribed “Bois de Boulogne” lower right)
Two sheets measuring 11.75 ins x 8.25 ins each; framed together
30 x 48 ins ( 76.2 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, The Parade
Lot #13
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
The Parade

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Paul-Émile Borduas, Solitude du Clown, 1950
Lot #28
PAUL-ÉMILE BORDUAS
Solitude du Clown, 1950

watercolour
signed and dated 1950 lower left; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
8.75 x 11 ins ( 22.2 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Still Life (Variation No.3)
Lot #27
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Still Life (Variation No.3)

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and estate stamps on the reverse
11 x 14.25 ins ( 27.9 x 36.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $16,000.00$12,000.00 - $16,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Friday Morning
Lot #37
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Friday Morning

colour serigraph
signed, dated 1968 and numbered 8/150 in the lower margin
20 x 24.5 ins ( 50.8 x 62.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Angry Man
Lot #52
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Angry Man

oil on board
signed and dated 1951 lower right; signed, titled and dated (mistakenly) 1961 on the reverse and upon the Jack Bush Art Estate label; inscribed “P-1” on a second label affixed to the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Study of Trees, Autumn (circa 1920-22)
Lot #39
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Study of Trees, Autumn (circa 1920-22)

oil on beaverboard
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “Sketch” and “OS39” with the artist estate stamp on the reverse
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Landscape
Lot #45
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Landscape

colour linocut
inscribed “P587” with the artist estate stamp on the reverse
6 x 7.5 ins ( 15.2 x 19.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Mill Lake, Parry Sound
Lot #32
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Mill Lake, Parry Sound

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on a label on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 ins ( 23.5 x 28.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Goose Lake
Lot #65
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Goose Lake

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1974 on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Northern Valley
Lot #59
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Northern Valley

oil on board
signed lower right; dated 1946 and inscribed “Small Picture O.S.A. Simpsons” on the reverse; titled on a label on the reverse
18 x 21.5 ins ( 45.7 x 54.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $120,000.00$90,000.00 - $120,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Rocky Point, Penn Lake
Lot #77
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Rocky Point, Penn Lake

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “September 1980” on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

Wednesday, June 15th at 7:00 pm EDT
The Globe & Mail Centre
351 King Street East, Toronto

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